The delegation headed by Deputy Minister Ara Khzmalyan is paying a working visit to Georgia on December 6-8 on the initiative of the RA Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports.
The members of the working group are Astghik Marabyan, Head of the Department of Cultural Heritage and Folk Crafts of the KGMSN, Artyom Naghdyan, Director of the Armenian State Philharmonic, Vahan Badalyan, Director of the National Center of Aesthetics, actor Grigoryan, Director of the Sos Sargsyan National Theater :
The purpose of the visit is to promote Armenian-Georgian cultural ties, discuss issues related to further cooperation in the fields of contemporary art and cultural heritage preservation.
Within the framework of the working visit, the delegation headed by Deputy Minister Ara Khzmalyan met with the First Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth of Georgia Kakha Sikharulidze. During the meeting, a number of issues related to the field of culture were discussed, preliminary agreements were reached on cooperation in the fields of archeology, film production, museum work, theater and cultural education.
According to Ara Khzmalyan, it is very possible to come up with joint initiatives, which will give an opportunity to get better acquainted with the culture of the neighboring state.
“Global challenges, geopolitical conditions, cultural priorities have changed. We really need to get acquainted with the culture of our two countries through cooperation, develop mechanisms by which we can combine the cultural policies of our two countries,” Ara Khzmalyan said. It was proposed to improve the Vahan Teryan House-Museum in Gandza with the involvement of professional and expert groups, to promote cooperation between archaeologists, to organize joint exhibitions on the rich cultural heritage of the two countries.
It should be noted that within the framework of the visit, the Armenian delegation visited the Khojivank Pantheon of Armenian Writers and Public Figures in Tbilisi, and then met with the Primate of the Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church in Georgia, Rev. Father Kirakos Davtyan.
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